In-Service Videos

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This section offers suggestions for videos that volunteers can watch for in-service training hours. The videos indicate the number of applicable in-service hours and include a brief summary of the topics covered. 

Upon completion of any of the in-service training opportunities listed below, document your experience by completing the KCN Volunteer In-Service Training Form (click here). You will automatically receive a copy of your responses, which you should then forward to your Local Program for its in-service training records. You should complete the form each time you complete a training opportunity. If you have questions about the form or any of the opportunities listed below, please contact us.


KCN YouTube Channel: In-Service Playlist

The Kentucky CASA Network has compiled some videos available on YouTube that contain relevant content for in-service hours. You can view the complete playlist by clicking on the link above, or each individual video by clicking on the links below. Remember to complete the KCN Volunteer In-Service Training Form (click here) after watching each video.

The Evolution of a Prosecutor: Moving to a Public Health Model of Justice | Adam Foss, JD

Adam Foss, JD, presented at The University of Chicago for the purpose of having viewers understand the scope and causes of mass incarceration, understand the role of a prosecutor in mass incarceration and its solution, and envision a broader network of solutions focused more on social determinants that cause crime. (1.5 hours)

Help for the Helper: Surviving Compassion Fatigue | Beverly Kyer (California CASA):  Part 1  |  Part 2  |  Part 3

The goal of this training was to have participants be able to take back tips to their program about handling secondary trauma and compassion fatigue. This is a recording of a live training in California. (3 hours)

How Early Childhood Experiences Affect Children’s Future | Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

Nadine Burke Harris, PhD, pediatrician globally known for her innovative approach to addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences, gave her speech during the "End Violence" conference that was held in Podgorica, Montenegro. (1 hour)


KET: Kentucky Educational Television

The videos featured below are from a variety of KET programming. Remember to complete the KCN Volunteer In-Service Training Form (click here) after watching each video.

Children in Wait: Foster Care & Adoption in Kentucky

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has made it a top priority of his administration to overhaul the state's adoption and foster care system so that more children in state care find stable, loving homes and families. The governor, along with First Lady Glenna Bevin, state officials, and lawmakers discussed the issue in the KET documentary, Children in Wait: Foster Care and Adoption in Kentucky(1 hour) 

Inside the Teenage Brain

Experts are exploring the recesses of the brain and finding new explanations for why adolescents behave the way they do. FRONTLINE explores how the new discoveries can change the way we parent, teach, or perhaps even understand, our teenagers. (1 hour)

Journey to Recovery: Inside Opiate Addiction

This is a one-hour documentary that takes an in-depth look at the epidemic in KY. Featuring interviews with national experts on opioids as well as Kentuckians on the front lines of the crisis, this documentary explains addiction as a brain disease and explores a variety of successful treatment and recovery programs in the state. (1 hour)

Poor Kids

Through the stories of three families told over the course of half a decade, FRONTLINE explores what poverty means to children in America. (1 hour)

Stopping Drug Use Before It Starts

Renee Shaw and her guests explore the issue of substance use prevention among adolescents. The program looks at the importance of messaging, positive youth development, mental health screening, community coalitions, parent education and more. Part of KET's ongoing Inside Opioid Addiction initiative. (1 hour)


Other Videos

Remember to complete the KCN Volunteer In-Service Training Form (click here) after watching each video.

Partnering for Health and Hope Following Trauma (SAMHSA’s Awareness Day 2018 Webcast)

Awareness Day 2018: “Partnering for Health and Hope Following Trauma” took place on May 10. The event’s interactive town hall discussion focused on strategies for making child-serving systems more trauma-informed. The discussion featured senior federal officials and family and young adult leaders, as well as executives from the nation’s leading professional primary care and mental health organizations. (2 hours)

Treating Childhood Trauma (CBS 60 Minutes)

Oprah Winfrey reports on how trauma plays a role in childhood development and what new methods are being used to help kids who have experienced it. (1 hour)